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News & Notes Archive
|March 2||Remembering Mary Elizabeth Preston; 2017 Shot@Life Champion Summit; Women’s History Month Spotlight: GFWC Arizona Women of the Past|
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; GFWC California: Powering Life-saving Discoveries; Promoting Literacy and Getting Hooked in a Good Book
|March 16||2017 Women’s History Month Event; Celebrate Youth Art Month; Changing Lives Two Feet at a Time|
|March 23||March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month; New Hampshire Inside Out; Call to Convention Now Available for Download|
Wear Red for Heart Health; Honoring the Service and Sacrifice of Women Veterans; March of Dimes Webinar
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month; Join the GFWC Juniorette Instagram; California Clubs Adopt Baby Elephants
|February 16||A Tribute for Past President Juanita M. Bryant; GFWC Kentucky Moving Forward with Confidence; Florida Clubwomen Inspire Support of Special Olympics|
|February 23||2017 GFWC Annual Convention Registration Opens March 1; Stitching Together a Stronger Community; Prepare for Women’s History Month|
End Human Trafficking Worldwide; Digitizing the Past; Marketplace Infinity Scarves; Wreaths Across America Pinterest Board.
GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship; Bringing Joy and Comfort to Arizona’s Children; Keeping New Members Engaged.
Reach Your GFWC Potential with LEADS; GFWC New Mexico Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking; WHRC Call for Articles.
|January 26||Cervical Cancer Awareness Month; Women’s History Month Reception; Building Homes and Improving Lives in Minnesota.|
Celebrating GFWC Florida’s 100 Year History with Royal Palm State Park; Celebrate the Season of Giving—Support the Campaign for the Future; GFWC of Connecticut Aims to Empower Women.
GFWC Celebrates the Spirit of the Holidays; Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase Recruits 54 New Members; Clubwoman Dr. Lois Wolfe Presents at the Newseum.
Introducing Shea II, a Canine Companions Puppy in Training; Join GFWC for the 2017 Democracy Reception; GFWC Maryland Helps Homeless Students Stay in School.
Warm Holiday Wishes from GFWC President Sheila E. Shea; Clubwomen Honor Fallen Heroes at Wreaths Across America; Letters from Santa; Making Dreams Come True for Montana Children.
Holiday Break – No News & Notes
|November 3||GFWC is excited to announce that we will be hosting an exclusive screening of Sold the Movie on December 7 at 11:30 a.m., the same day as GFWC’s Holiday Open House.|
|November 10||Learn how GFWC clubwomen are showing their appreciation this Veteran’s Day; read a recap of the 2016 Region Conferences; join GFWC Maine President Mary Libby in her support of the Nyolo-Hope Primary School Project.|
|November 17||Read about how you can support Prematurity Awareness Month; learn how you can Bridge the Gap and find new members; support GFWC Headquarters with AmazonSmile|
|November 24||Read a Thanksgiving message from GFWC International President Sheila E. Shea and learn about how Easterseals is supporting and celebrating caregivers.|
|October 6||Read about GFWC President Sheila E. Shea’s trip to Singapore, share your story for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and see how GFWC Texas is helping Louisiana Flood Victims.|
|October 13||Looking to learn more about what you can do to promote Domestic Violence Awareness Month? Check out this week’s News & Notes for a special blog post from GFWC Signature Program Chairman Cynthia Geis.|
|October 20||GFWC was proud to bring awareness to domestic violence today as part of #PurpleThursday. Through our Signature Project: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention, members are making a difference in the lives of survivors every day. Read more about how clubs are promoting Domestic Violence Awareness Month in this week’s News & Notes.|
||Interested in learning more about GFWC Advocates for Children week? Read about the history of GFWC’s involvement in child advocacy in this week’s News & Notes!|
|September 1||Read about the Board of Directors 2016 Day in D.C. and learn about how you can continue to promote the National Park Service Centennial with a blog by GFWC Conservation Chairman Angela Cutrera.|
|September 8||Read about how clubwomen are remembering 9/11 by honoring the sacrifices and bravery of first responders and discover the new benefits of membership.|
|September 15||In this issue, you can read about Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, learn about GFWC cyber clubs, and more.|
|September 22||Learn about Honor Flight, read about one of GFWC’s International Affiliates, and prepare for upcoming St. Jude Walks to End Childhood Cancer.|
||Raise awareness of gynecologic cancer, take the GFWC Shares polls, and Buy a Day for the 2017 Year in Pictures Calendar.|
|August 4||Give a Child the Chance to Learn; find out about the 4th Place Community Improvement Program Award Winner and Jennie Award Winner Margaret M. McLane; read the International Update from Porto Alegre.|
|August 11||See how clubs are supporting creativity with arts and crafts festivals and download the 2016 GFWC Annual Convention Awards Program.|
|August 18||In this week’s edition of News & Notes, read about Women’s Equality Day and celebrate the certification of the 19th Amendment.|
|August 25||August 25 marks the 100th Anniversary of the National Parks Service! Read about GFWC’s important role in the creation of our nation’s national parks.|
|July 7||2016 GFWC Annual Convention Recap; Photography Contest Winners on Pinterest; GFWC Jennie Award Winners|
|July 14||July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month; Community Improvement 1st Place Award Winner; Congress Passes Bipartisan Legislation To Address Opioid Epidemic|
|July 21||Download the 2016-2018 GFWC Club Manual; learn about Jennie Award winner Janice Carter and Community Improvement Program 2nd Place winner Bremen Junior Woman’s Club; and join the Race to Erase Polio|
|July 28||Clubwomen Stay Productive with Summer Learning Seminars; Learn about the 3rd Place Community Improvement Program Award Winner and Jennie Award Winner Bessie Konishi; Help Us Identify This Month’s WHRC Whatzit?|
|June 2||Learn about National Safety Awareness Month; Read the “I’m a Clubwoman” Profile from the May+June edition of Clubwoman Magazine; and Check out the Latest News from the Women’s Club of Ukraine.|
|June 9||World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15; Clubs Provide Scholarships; GFWC Public Issues Partner Sew Much Comfort.|
|June 16||GFWC Attends the United State of Women Summit; Meet the New WHRC Manager; Observe Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month|
|June 23||Support Local Food Banks; Learn About the Ronald McDonald House Charities Pop Tab Program; Read Last Minute Convention Tips|
|June 30||Convention – No News & Notes|
|May 5||Check out New Updates on the GFWC App; Take the Lyme Disease Challenge; Tell Congress to Make Global Vaccines a Priority|
|May 12||Promote Mental Health Awareness Month; Apply for a Shot@Life Grant; Read about Clubs Supporting the Signature Project|
|May 19||Illinois Clubwomen Nationally Recognized; Sixteen years of Success in Porto Alegre; GFWC Florida Supports Canine Companions for Independence|
|May 26||Honor our Nation’s Heroes on Memorial Day; Read About World Hunger Day; End Child Poverty with Red Nose Day|
|April 2||Learn about Autism Awareness Month; Participate in a State by State Celebration of GFWC; and Find Out How You Can Ask Congress to Support Funding for the VAWA|
|April 9||Advocate for Equal Pay; Contribute to the GFWC Blog; Take Advantage of Clubwoman Magazine Federation Day Deals|
|April 16||Prepare for Earth Day; Learn about the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument; Read about a GFWC International Affiliate|
|April 21||Celebrate GFWC Federation Day; Invite Local Media to Club Events; Converse with GFWC International Affiliates|
|April 28||Watch the Brand-new GFWC Video; Take a Stand Against Sexual Assault; See how GFWC Clubs are Helping Girls Attend Prom|
|March 5||Women’s History Month Reception at the U.S. Capitol; GFWC International Affiliates Blog; Shot@Life Champion Summit|
|March 12||2016 GFWC Annual Convention Information; GFWC Women’s History Month Event Recap; GFWC Visits the State Department|
|March 19||GFWC Members Advocate for Change; Call to Convention Available Online; Grand Bahama American Women’s Club 50th Anniversary|
|March 26||Celebrate Great Childhoods with GFWC and Prevent Child Abuse America; Download a Sample Press Release for Federation Day; Learn which Executive Committee Member Will Attend Your State Convention|
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Success For Survivors Scholarship
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GFWC Woman's League of Mount Airy
The GFWC Woman’s League of Mount Airy, North Carolina consists of 12 women who work together to make a difference in their community.